Hyundai Motor Company Australia Pty Ltd — Hyundai Kona 1.6T

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
KMHK5815WJU000325 ~ KMHK3815WKU221317

What are the defects?

During assembly the vehicles may not have had the front brake tube fitted correctly. The tube may come in contact with the exhaust system and the braking performance could be compromised.

What are the hazards?

The brake line can be squashed or ruptured after prolonged contact, resulting in poor brake performance or brake failure, that can lead to a risk of a car accident.

What should consumers do?

Return the vehicle to an authorised Hyundai dealership to have the vehicle inspected. If the assembly is faulty then the vehicle shall be rectified free of charge.

For further information, consumers can contact Hyundai's Customer Care Centre on 1800 186 306, or find their local dealer at

Traders who sold this product

Hyundai Dealer Network

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 20 April 2018 - 11 September 2018

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category